Passengers traveling from Pakistan and in transit through Dubai to China or Hong Kong will need to undergo a rapid PCR Covid-19 test before their flight, Dubai-based Emirates airline said.
“All passengers traveling to Dubai from Pakistan and all passengers transferring through Dubai from Pakistan to China or Hong Kong must undergo a rapid Covid-19 PCR test at the departure airport prior to their scheduled flight. Rapid PCR test can be performed within 6 hours of departure, “the airline said on its website.
This new rule took effect on August 27, 2021, the airline said on its website.
The UAE authorities had made it mandatory for residents from Pakistan to undergo a rapid PCR test at the airport six hours before flight departure.